The Board of Directors of the Company (“the Board”) remains committed in maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance within the Company and adhering to the principles and best practices of corporate governance, through observing and practising the core values of the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance, Bursa Malaysia’s Corporate Governance 2012 (the “Code”), Panasonic Code of Conduct and Panasonic Basic Business Philosophy. The commitment from the top paves the way for the Management and all employees to ensure the Company’s businesses and affairs are effectively managed in the best interest of all stakeholders.

The Board is aware that the Company is to apply the released MCCG (“New Code”) by Securities Commission on 26 April 2017 and to report the application of the practices of the New Code for the financial year ending 31 March 2018 (“FY2018”). The Board is reviewing each of the best practices of the New Code and will do its best to implement the best practices during FY2018 or provide suitable alternative approach and may defer some to the following years. In this respect, the Practice Note 4.2 would be deferred.

The Board is pleased to present the following reports on the application of the principles as set out in the Code and the extent to which the Group has complied with the principles and recommendation of the Code during the financial year ended 31 March 2017.

Corporate Governance Statement as per latest Annual Report 2017